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Louisiana Gives Away $1.3 Million in Food Stamps to Dead People
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Posted on 07/09/2014 2:59:48 AM PDT by Libloather
Louisiana spent about $1.3 million on food stamps for people who were already dead between 2009 and 2013, the Times-Picayune reports.
A report issued by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor Monday revealed the government waste:
In all, state benefits went out to 3,938 deceased people over the four-year period examined by the auditor. The Louisiana auditor only reviewed records concerning single people who had died. The total amount of money spent on food stamps for single people in Louisiana during this time was $1.08 billion.
Much of the money $556,000 was spent on people who had been dead for at least four months. A fair amount of money $272,951 was also spent on people who had only been dead one month.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dead; food; foodstamps; louisiana; stamps
Food stamp desert?
Louisiana is the Voodoo state. Lots of hungry zombies.
Think of it as survivors severance pay from their owners.
posted on 07/09/2014 3:57:32 AM PDT
(Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
Louisiana spent about $1.3 million on food stamps for people who were already dead between 2009 and 2013... The total amount of money spent on food stamps for single people in Louisiana during this time was $1.08 billion.
Here's a non-story!
In the arguably most corrupt state in the country, 0.12% of the funds spent on food stamps went to dead people. That's actually a pretty good record.
posted on 07/09/2014 4:15:29 AM PDT
by Sherman Logan
(Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
Food stamps for the dead?
Well I guess they got to keep their strength up so they can vote in the next elections.
posted on 07/09/2014 4:16:31 AM PDT
The Federal Government gave the money away.
posted on 07/09/2014 4:18:19 AM PDT
(People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
The dead gotta eat too. They need the energy to get to the polls to vote Democrat.
posted on 07/09/2014 4:21:58 AM PDT
Dead people have to live too, you know! What heartless sobs you conservatives are.
posted on 07/09/2014 4:52:18 AM PDT
by ETL 2
Lots of hungry zombies.
Are human brains on the list of eligible food items you can buy with an EBT card?
posted on 07/09/2014 4:57:27 AM PDT
by Opinionated Blowhard
("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
To: Opinionated Blowhard
Did all those “dead people” actually spend that money? (sarc)
posted on 07/09/2014 5:02:45 AM PDT
Go back to Dept of Agriculture commodities.
posted on 07/09/2014 7:50:49 AM PDT
(Proper aim of giving is to put the recipient in a state where he no longer needs it. C.S. Lewis)
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